Month: November 2017

An online education startup thinks it can save bankers from losing their jobs to machines — Quartz

Ten years on from the global financial crisis, bankers are facing another dilemma destined to destroy tens of thousands more jobs. New technologies, particularly automation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, are disrupting the world’s banking centers. The attack on banking jobs has been relentless. British banks are set to close almost 800 branches this year, after…

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How Spam Became One of the Most Iconic American Brands of All Time – TIME

While you might think of Spam as a basic canned meat, it’s actually one of the greatest business success stories of all time: Since Hormel Foods Corporation launched the affordable, canned pork product in 1937, it’s sold over eight billion cans in 44 countries around the world. On July 5, Spam celebrated its 80th anniversary.…

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